Having problems with your Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum ?

Drive belt burns up after every two vacuumings.

\015 I have a two year old Hoover Selpropelled Wind Tunnel vacuum. It "eats drive belts after about every two time it's used.\015

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This problem happens a lot on this model the belt wheals get out of shape or strings get wrapped around them, Check the belt wheal by taking a knife and running it over the wheals to see if there is anything wrapped around them if so clean them off and clean any gunk that is built up in the space the brush roller fits in. Some times the strings wrapped around the roller will burn black and you cant see them that is why you need to take a knife over them to make sure there are none there and there is no gunk builds up on the belt wheal,
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